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Hello,

I have a file server on windows server 2003 which has two disks (disk 0 and disk 1) . It's is configured with a mirroring (dynamic disk).  I can see that disk 1 is failing.  Can you guys tell me how to rectify this problem?

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by:BillBondo
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I believe you need to break the mirror than re image.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc758037%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787944%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

First link is a dead mirror and the second simple replace
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by:techlabtest
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Thanks.. Break the mirror.Is it not risky if i remove mirror from disk 1.  I'm afraid i will lost my data and share folder.
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I would suggest doing a backup first. Its been a while since i did one.
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Yes.  Definitely do a backup immediately.  You are one drive away from losing everything.
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The risks during mirror brake are not high. I would say the possibility of problems during brake are equal to 2-5%.
What kind of failures are you having with the drive? Is it getting bad sectors?
There is still a chance that during backup you could save these problems in backup as well so restoring after rectification could bring these problems back.
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